Virginia Beach man dies after motorcycle accident

A Virginia Beach man died Monday after crashing his motorcycle on Interstate 64 in Hampton, the State Police said.

State Police identified the man as Michael James Oleary, Jr., 53, of the 800 block of Alexis Court.

Oleary was traveling west on I-64 on a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at about 8:50 a.m. when traffic slowed because of congestion, the State Police said. He lost control, ran off the road to the right and was thrown from the motorcycle, the State Police said.  The accident happened about half a mile east of Big Bethel Road.

Oleary was taken to Riverside hospital, where he died from his injuries, the State Police said.

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